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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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Category — Specimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1066
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1066, Specimens5c Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (76S-A), 5c Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (76S-A)5c Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (76S-A). 1863 shade, manuscript "Issued 1861" on back, single short perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Very Fine, an extremely rare 5c 1861 Issue Type A Specimen, ex Diamond and Drews, with 2014 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,000
1067
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1067, Specimens30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A), 30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A)30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A). Small manuscript check mark, fresh color, Very Fine and rare, probably fewer than five are known and this is arguably the finest, ex Drews

1,250
600
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1068
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1068, Specimens30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A), 30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A)30c Orange, F. Grill, Specimen Overprint Ty. A. (100S-A). Manuscript "Issue 1861" on back, bright color, Fine and rare, probably fewer than five are known, ex Diamond and Drews, with 1953 and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,250
600
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1069
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1069, Specimens1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-276S-O, 277S-O, 278S-O), 1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-276S-O, 277S-O, 278S-O)1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-276S-O, 277S-O, 278S-O). Unused (no gum), rich colors, few minor imperfections, otherwise Very Fine, 125 sets were distributed to delegates to the Universal Postal Congress in 1897, most sets (including this one) are not intact

2,100
900
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1070
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1070, Specimens1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-278S-O), 1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-278S-O)1c-$5.00 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (264-278S-O). Complete set of 1895 Bureau regular issues with overprint, original gum, small h.r. except $1.00 Ty. II no gum, few small faults including 50c slightly oxidized, Fine-Very Fine appearance, scarce complete set

2,400
1,100
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1071
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1071, Specimens1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (273-278S-O, E5S-O, J38-J44S-O, PR114-125S-O), 1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (273-278S-O, E5S-O, J38-J44S-O, PR114-125S-O)1897 Universal Postal Congress Overprints (273-278S-O, E5S-O, J38-J44S-O, PR114-125S-O). Group of 40 stamps neatly mounted on album pages annotated in German, including 10c, 15c and $5.00 1895 Bureau Issue, Special Delivery, two complete sets of the Postage Due 1c-50c Deep Claret and two complete sets of the Newspaper & Periodicals 1c-$100.00 1895-97 Issue, mix of original gum and some part or no gum, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine, only 125 sets of each were produced

7,270
2,900
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1072
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1072, Specimens1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E, 319S-E), 1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E, 319S-E)1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E, 319S-E). Overprints in various positions including sides and bottom, some including three dollar-values split, h.r., No. 319 no gum, $5.00 pulled perf at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set, scarce with the extra 2c Shield

3,060
800
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1073
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1073, Specimens1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E), 1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E)1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E). Overprints in various positions including sides, top and bottom, a few such as $5.00 split side to side, h.r., 15c s.e. at left, Fine-Very Fine and scarce set

2,950
850
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1074
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1074, Specimens1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E), 1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E)1c-$5.00 1902 Issue, Specimen Overprint Ty. E (300-313S-E). Complete set, original gum, several have minor h.r., 2c corner crease, 6c s.e., 1c-50c Fine-Very Fine, $1.00 Fine, $2.00 and $5.00 Extremely Fine, rarely found in the choice condition of this set

2,950
1,100
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